New Web of Science

NOTE: The ‘New’ Web of Science is now the default platform. Please be advised that the information on this web page is no longer maintained. Please link to our Support and Documentation pages for current 'New' Web of Science information.

Access to 'Classic' Web of Science is still available using the 'Products' menu in the 'New' WoS. Support information and documentation for the ‘Classic’ Web of Science is still available at:

Latest News

Switch over to the new WoS - Important Information
To help you conduct your searches more easily and find what you need faster, Clarivate have built the most powerful Web of Science™ platform yet.

We are pleased to advise that all users will now be automatically taken to the new Web of Science platform.

The new Web of Science has been available for testing since November 2020, and Clarivate have been listening to user feedback to make enhancements – bringing to the platform a personalised and intuitive user experience with:

Please note: during the introduction period, you can navigate back to the classic Web of Science from the new Web of Science.

New WoS Release Notes

Recorded Training Videos.

Full details of the recorded training videos available can be found in the Web of Science video library at:

Links to individual pre-recorded training sessions that you may find useful are listed below.

When viewing the videos please ensure that the speakers on your computer are switched on in order to hear the audio commentary that accompanies the presentation.

Training Support Materials

The Clarivate training portal to support the new Web of Science can be found at: This includes links recorded training, quick reference guides, in product resources, self guided learning, libguides and video tutorials.

Scheduled Training Webinars

The calendar of events provides information regarding future Web of Science promotional and training activities

The Clarivate webinar training schedule can be found on the: Clarivate training calendar.

Useful information


There is no requirement to re-create existing alerts in the new Web of Science, Clarivate are managing the transfer of alerts. Citation alerts created in Web of Science classic are presently available in the new WoS. It is possible to view and manage Search Alerts from Web of Science (Classic) in the new version. The ability to view and manage Journal Alerts will be made available in an upcoming release (no date advised), to manage and rerun these now, use the Products menu at top right to return to Web of Science (Classic).

WAYFless URL Access

Note: Please replace "[IdP]" (in bold) with the IdP of your institution before testing.